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Charles de Gaulle (1890–1970)

Charles de Gaulle was born on November 22, 1890 in Lille, Nord, France as Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle. He was a writer, known for La visite du général de Gaulle au Québec (1967), L'Afrique noire française (1944) and A Man Alone (1962). He was married to Yvonne de Gaulle. He died on November 9, 1970 in ... See full bio »

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[on action] Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. See more »

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In an affront to the French and world political establishments and protocol, de Gaulle's will specifically stated that he was to be buried at Colombey-les-deux-Églises, and that no presidents or ministers attend his funeral, only his Compagnons de la Libération. The heads of State attended a simultaneous service held at Notre-Dame Cathedral. His will also specified that his tombstone bear the ... See more »

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